Athenaze Since Athenaze is almost identical in concept and production, I would like to make the same unqualified recommendation for it. Qthenaze be worth checking out! Magister P is mad. There are 13 other low-frequency verbs, only occurring 1x. In this way we could be sure that students using this textbook will learn words that they will encounter regularly when reading classical Greek. All words that occur at least 50 are included.
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This analysis is damning to anyone aware of the past 40 years of Second Language Acquisition SLA research still using textbooks like Athenaze. I focused on be and have. The miraglix sentences are not translated, but an appendix has self-tutorial exercises for each chapter and answer keys to these exercises.
In sum, obviously you need to learn Latin grammar in order to read Latin. Lingua Latina comes in two halves: Athenaze, in some senses, is the best of a bad lot. Start over, from the beginning and see how far you can get with each successive reading.
You are commenting using your Facebook account. The Independent Study Guide is for the self-learner. If you choose restored, you then have to decide whether to attempt pitch accents classical-era Greeks spoke with pitch accents, but that is very difficult for most English speakers or to accept the compromise of restored pronunciation but stress accents.
Speaking ancient Greek Speaking is such an important part of acquiring a natural feeling for the language. Along with the different alphabet, accents are in fact one of the initial hurdles in learning ancient Greek.
And the handbooks athennaze the only source with keys to the exercises in the main books. The three primary choices are modern Greek, Erasmian, or classical Athenian as restored by contemporary scholarship. If you read Italian and want to study Greek, get this.
Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. I have not made a thorough study of this. And as supplemental reading to chapters twenty and beyond, Alessandro Barbone and T.
We can call these the grammar-first approach and the natural-language approach. Book ratings by Goodreads. July 3, By thepatrologist in Uncategorized 1 Comment. LTRG provides its students with the tools necessary to read unaltered classical Greek texts and focuses on reading like no other text I have used either Latin or Greekbut there is no getting around the intense academic work that ancient Greek demands.
I did my thesis in linguistics on so-called reading method textbooks for Greek. Adler, while not a reference grammar, is excellent for this. The Vergil is mostly prose versions of the verse. A criticism of Reading Greekone I regard as trivial, is that you have to switch back and forth between the volumes when you study. Indices miragliz, which indexes the vocabulary for both volumes. Both are designed to be started as early as 8th grade, as my daughter did with Latin.
Most contemporary resources seem to teach restored, with or without pitch accents. It is a graded reader: Are there any places where I can order it online that ship internationally? This method of inductive learning is employed to one degree or another by all the natural-language or immersion approaches.
Might be worth checking out! Whatever your choice of pronunciation, or to help you with your choice, get Stephen G. The sixth edition of Wheelock explicitly caters sthenaze independent study as well as to the classroom.
This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Unfortunately, as a self-learner, I am both the teacher and the student. The Patrologist Read until athwnaze get bogged down. Each new word is used at least 3 times in the first section in which it appears. They explain the problem better than I could. Related Articles.
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Arashishura Are there any places where I can order it online that ship internationally? Use this board to ask questions about grammar, discuss learning strategies, get help with a difficult passage of Greek, and more. Do I recommend Reading Greek or Athenaze? The Reading Greek 2-CD set sweeps the Academy Awards for best performance by male and female leading and supporting actors, best sound and dramatic effects, and best documentary explaining the restored pronunciation. You follow that with guided readings, that is, selections from ancient authors generously glossed with word definitions and explanations of grammar, idioms, and athenae.
Akinojar Wheelock, revised by Richard A. Adler, while not a reference grammar, is excellent for this. Indiceswhich indexes the vocabulary for both volumes. Fortunately, there are two outstanding contemporary realizations of the natural-language, or immersion, approach, though one is near fatally flawed for self-learning purposes.
An Introduction to Ancient Greek, 3e provides a unique course of instruction that allows students to read connected Greek narrative right from the beginning and guides them to the point where they can begin reading complete classical texts. So, you want to know about the Italian Athenaze? You can view a description of the volumes and view a generous, extended preview of the texts, on the Vivarium Novum site here: This is not a function purely of grammar. LTRG provides its students with the tools necessary to read unaltered classical Greek texts and focuses on reading like no other text I have used zthenaze Latin or Greekbut there is no getting around the intense academic work that ancient Greek demands.
This analysis is damning to anyone aware of the past 40 years of Second Language Acquisition SLA research still using textbooks like Athenaze. I focused on be and have. The miraglix sentences are not translated, but an appendix has self-tutorial exercises for each chapter and answer keys to these exercises. In sum, obviously you need to learn Latin grammar in order to read Latin. Lingua Latina comes in two halves: Athenaze, in some senses, is the best of a bad lot. Start over, from the beginning and see how far you can get with each successive reading.